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  • AIR CRASH INVESTIGATION 11

  • Friday 18 April at 21:00 PM CAT
  • National Geographic Channel

DESCRIPTION

Imagine being trapped on a Boeing 747 as it spirals out of control and nosedives straight towards the sea.

Imagine being trapped on a Boeing 747 as it spirals out of control and nosedives straight towards the Pacific Ocean thousands of metres below. And living to tell the tale.

The thirteen part series, Air Crash Investigation returns for its eleventh season to examine some of the worst air crashes in history using dramatic re-enactments, gripping archival news footage, survivor and rescuer testimony and state-of-the-art computer generated images (CGI) to reveal how each of the crashes and the investigations have actually improved flight safety over the years. Each episode of Air Crash Investigationpainstakinglyrecreates each plane crash with rigorous historical accuracy and then breaks down each important discovery of the consequent investigation to reveal the cause of the crash and how it ultimately has made air travel safer than ever.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Air Crash Investigation 11: Fight To The Death
    Investigators must rely on a reconstruction along with witness statements to determine what went wrong when a plane crashes after take-off.
  • Air Crash Investigation 11: Speed Trap
    Military investigators work with the NTSB to identify what happened when a Marine Corps F-4 Phantom collided with a Hughes Airwest DC-9.
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